Flushing Bay and Flushing River have a long history of being used as dumping areas for sewage discharge and industrial waste. Photo by Transpoman (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons
Clean water advocate Riverkeeper and architecture and design firm Perkins+Will have released a “Vision Plan” for cleaning up Flushing Bay and Newtown Creek.

The plans, created with input from local stakeholders and residents, offer more than 135 different options to rehabilitate the polluted waters, restore salt marsh habitat, and spur economic growth.

Read more at the TimesLedger.